Skip & Die, Andy Stott, Untold, Mouse on Mars, Shackleton, Paula Temple, Rival Consoles, Luke Abbott, K15, Snow Ghosts, Batida, Alo Wala, and Saycet are the latest acts confirmed for the 2nd Convergence - a series of events focusing on innovative musicians using technology in a pioneering way, and brings togather an array of musicians, artists, educators and technologists over 10 days from Thursday 12th to Saturday 21st March 2015 at various venues across East London, at venues including Village Underground and St John-at-Hackney Church.
They join the previously announced Andrew Weatherall, Ben Osborne, Eat Lights Become Lights, Mental Overdrive, White Noise Sound, Clark, Pantha Du Prince, Kiasmos, Gary Numan, Tricky, George Clinton, Matthew Herbert, Portico, Zomby, Darkstar, and Vessels.
Curator, Glenn Max who has previously produced Meltdown and created Ether festival says, "This year Convergence expands into new venues including Royal Festival Hall and Kachette on Old Street. And for the first time presents pioneering legends like George Clinton and Gary Numan.
"With its emphasis on live performance, new music, spontaneity, collaboration and one-off experimentation, Convergence seeks to promote intuition from its artists and inspire wonder in its audiences. I'm thrilled to present such a rich array of era-defining artists and honoured to offer this event to London as an inclusive, dynamic dialogue about our shape-shifting cultural epoch."
Ticket prices vary depending upon event.
Convergence will also hold Convergence Sessions - a series of discussions and workshops taking place at Kachette in Old Street, the daytime sessions will explore two main themes: Future of music industry and audio production and *Innovation in multimedia, digital art, and live music visuals.
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